Dominican, Dutch Antilles officials talk economic cooperation
Miguel Vargas, left. Photo elnuevodiario.com.do
Willemstad, Curacao.- The Dominican Republic on Monday signed the Political Dialogue Act with Curacao, Aruba, St. Martin and the Netherlands, which creates work groups for economic cooperation, health tourism, sustainable development, connectivity between islands, and in other areas.
The agreement was signed by Dominican foreign minister Miguel Vargas; Curacao prime minister Eugene Rhuggenaath; St. Martin prime minister William Martin, and Netherlands Caribbean regional envoy Liesbeth Mol, during the “Follow-up Meeting of Curaçao and Netherlands Antilles Working Groups Agreement.”
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said the document promotes trade missions to attend important events hosted by each of the countries, among them: agro-alimentary (Dominican Republic); Aruba Green (Aruba), and Smart Investment Summit (Curaçao).
The officials also agreed to start preparations for a tentative visit by president Danilo Medina to Aruba, Curacao and St. Martin during the first quarter of 2018.